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Laboratory Corporation of America Cytogenetic Technologist (1st Shift) in Phoenix, Arizona

The Integrated Oncology division at LabCorp is seeking a Cytogenetic Technologist to join our Cytogenetics lab team in Phoenix, AZ. This position performs all routine and special Cytogenetics and/or FISH procedures, microscopic analysis and maintains quality control. With minimum supervision, Cytogenetic technologist participates in trouble shooting, updating accessioning, current methods and training of junior personnel when cleared by Supervisor.


  • Performs laboratory tests and analyses according to established procedures in designated technical department.

  • Perform Cytogenetic scanning/analysis of chromosomes as needed per workflow.

  • Perform tasks in wet laboratory involoved in specimen processing and preparation for analysis in Cytogenetics and FISH.

  • Participate in weekend rotations for lab or analysis as needed.

  • Independently performs all laboratory tasks designed to diagnosis chromosomal abnoromalities from patient specimens and process lab specimens.

  • Assist in training of fellow employees

  • Perform all job duties in accordance with established standards and quality control to ensure high quality patient care.

  • Evaluates procedures and methods under direct supervision of more senior technologist, department supervisor, or group leader.

  • Assists in training and orientation of trainees as required.

  • Other duties as required.


Requirements :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or other related biological science

  • ASCP Certification Preferred

  • 1-3 years experience in Cytogenetics/FISH highly preferred

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced learning environment

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Team oriented




Tuesday-Saturday 8:00am-4:30pm

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